|AFSCMEGradyHospitalAtlanta - Jerry Mead-Lucero|
Nancy Lenk â Deputy Director AFSCME Local 1644, explains the attempt by Atlanta to turn Grady, a public hospital, into a privatized entity.
Keywords: privatization; public; labor; union; AFSCME; Atlanta; USSF
|LE2-24-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero|
This is the full 2-24-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. The newest phase in the Chicago Board of Education's (CBE) Renaissance 2010 plan (an effort to privatize 10% of Chicago's Public Schools) involves the closing of 19 more schools. Interview with education reform activist George Schmidt about this CBE decision and the voices of students and parents of schools that will be closed. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs program...
Keywords: labor; union; worker; rights; justice; teachers; students; chicago teachers union; ctu; Labor Express; Jerry Mead-Lucero; Chicago; education; schools; privatization; public; George Schmidt; public schools; board of education
|Labor Express For 8-24-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero|
This is the full 8-24-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. In this week’s program we take a look at the growing anger of teachers, parents and community members about how schools are funded in Chicago with Jackson Potter, a Chicago public high school teacher and a founding member of CORE (the Caucus of Rank and File Educators). We talk with Jorge Mujica of the March 10th Committee about plans for an immigrants rights march in downtown Chicago on Labor Day...
Keywords: Labor; rights; worker; union; justice; Chicago; immigrant; education; public schools; CORE; Labor Day; Pullman
|Labor Express for 2-25-13 - Jerry Mead-Lucero|
This is the full 2-25-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.Since the Honduran coup in 2009, the first successful attempt of the right wing to overturn a decade and a half of democratic transformation in Latin America by force, we have been updating you on developments in that country, especially the deteriorating human rights situation. On today’s program I will air an interview with Honduran LGBT activist Jose Palacios...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; schools; public; Pilsen; Little Village; Chicago Public Schools
|Labor Express Radio for 5-6-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero|
This is the full 5-6-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Our post May Day 2007 episode, the bulk of the program involves interviews with participants in this year’s march and rally for immigrant workers rights in which hundreds of thousands participated. Also includes an interview with Chicago Teacher’s Union Activist Jackson Potter about a new documentary on Renaissance 2010, the plan by the Chicago Board of Education to privatize a large number of Chicago’s public schools...
Keywords: labor; chicago; justice; workers; unions; rights; work; movement; CTU; teachers; Ren 2010; Renaissance; Jackson; Potter; May Day; Mayday; immigrant; Haymarket; James Thindwa; march; rally; may 1; public schools; UNITE-HERE; march 10th coalition; CONFEMEX; NALACC